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The website states the reception is 24 hour. I still emailed with no response to confirm I would be arriving just after midnight only to find the place locked up with some out of service phone numbers attached to the door. What budget flight DOESN'T...More
The hostel is very well located near Galata Tower so you can easily reach Istiklal caddesi and Taksim square by foot. At the same time you can get Sultanahmet (where most of the "must see" places are located just walking.
The hostel has a terrace...More
I reserved just two nights in this hostel because was one of the cheaper in Istanbul, so first I wanted to check the quality before book the rest of the week. After the first night and see how amazing is this hostel I booked for...More
Stayed here mid-June for 6 nights.
Good area, cose to ferry and Galata Tower. Immediate area around hostel is made up of hardware shops, a metro station, a few banks, mosque. Entrance is just off main street - blink and you'll miss it. Hostel website...More
Galata West is incredible value for money in Istanbul's Beyoglu district.
The hostel is in a small alley within walking distance of Galata Tower and the Ataturk bridge, both of which you can see from its lovely roof-top terrace, along with such landmarks as the...More
$10 - $32 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Istanbul’s most famous street, pedestrianized Istiklal Caddesi (Independence Avenue), throbs day and night and offers a fantastic array of architectural sights, shops, treats, and throngs upon teeming throngs of people. At the avenue’s northeastern end is expansive Taksim Square, thought by many to be the very heart of the city, with many of Turkey’s most renowned restaurants and some of Europe’s most happening
nightlife in close proximity. In striking contrast, Beyoglu’s less trafficked areas – such as the affluent Cihangir and the antiques district of Cukurcuma – exude Old World charm and provide contemplative calm and splendid diversion via an assortment of cozy cafes, attractive boutiques, and quiet lanes.